Systemic is an award-winning podcast that uses audio diaries and interviews to document the lives of people working to create change.   In Season 2, the show follows a diverse group of educators, students and parents during a school year in which debates around race and equity in public education reached a fever pitch.   Season 1, produced in the wake of George Floyd's death and the ensuing protests, follows Black Americans working to reform policing from inside and outside the system.  

Learn more about how and why we made season two of Systemic.

Season two was released in early 2023
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We follow educator Paulina Lerma as she attempts to break the glass ceiling to become a Latina principal

Safe Space

We follow Naomi Lopez as she tries to steer her local school board toward equity policies while addressing her concerns that her gender-fluid child is a target because of some board members’ anti-LGBTQ comments.

No Equity, No Voice

We follow Melissa Hall, a Black parent, as she feels the full impact of withholding equity policies as a school volunteer and a mother of four kids.
Systemic Podcast 3x2


In this year when rethinking law enforcement is at the center of a global conversation, we follow an activist working to hold those in power accountable for change.